First performance of Ringo as Beatles' drummer. Performance at the Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight, Birkenhead.
Please Please Me
number 1, 16th week (UK Record Retailer).
Concert at the Princess Theatre, Torquay.
The Beatles and Brian fly to San Francisco. Beginning of 34-day tour of US and Canada.
On arriving, Brian receives a telegram from Colonel Tom Parker, sending felicitations to the Beatles party on behalf of Elvis Presley.
A ticket-tape welcome in San Francisco had been announced, not materialized.
Concert at the Atlanta Stadium.
"Help!" single number 1, 4th and last week (UK Record Retailer).
LP number 1, 2nd week (UK Record Retailer).
"Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby" number 1 (UK Record Retailer).
Concert at the Suffolk Downs Racetrack, Boston.
Brian tells his mother and Peter Brown he will soon travel to the US and Canada to appear in some TV programs.
UK single release: "We Love You", by the Rolling Stones (backing vocals by John and Paul).
Studio 2. 2:30-10:30pm. Stereo mixing: "Golden Slumbers"/"Carry That Weight" (remixes 1, 2, from take 17). Recording: "Ending" (working title of "The End") (overdub onto take 7). Stereo mixing: "Ending" (working title of "The End") (remixes 1-6, from take 7). Producer: George Martin; Engineer: Geoff Emerick/Phil McDonald; 2nd Engineer: Alan Parsons.
Recording of 4 seconds of piano for "The End".
Great Hall, Alexandra Palace, London. "Art Spectrum", modern art exhibition. 5 films of John and Yoko are screened: "Cold Turkey", "The Ballad Of John And Yoko", "Give Peace A Chance', "Instant Karma!", "Up Your Legs Forever".
In the US, John, Yoko and Elephant's Memory begin rehearsals for the One To One concerts at the Butterfly Studio in New York.
"Live And Let Die" number 1 (US Cashbox).
"Live And Let Die" number 2, 2nd week (US Billboard).
"Live And Let Die" number 2 (Dutch Tipparade).
In the US, the stage musical of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" runs at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago.
On the ITV network sports program "World Of Sport", George's promo film for "Faster" is screened.
Day Eleven of Double Fantasy
sessions: The production team for the "Crazy Eddie" record store advertizements is invited by Yoko to film the sessions. John and the band perform versions of: "C'Mon Everybody", "Rip It Up", "I'm A Man", "Be-Bop-A-Lula", "12-Bar Blues", "Dream Lover", "Stay", "Mystery Train", "I'm Losing You", "Blues In The Night", "She's A Woman" and "(Just Like) Starting Over".
The City of Liverpool named four streets after the Beatles: John Lennon Drive, Paul McCartney Way, George Harrison Close and Ringo Starr Drive.
New York's Museum of Broadcasting showcase Beatles achieve clips documentary "The Beatles Early Days" and several other films from the museum's personal collection, including the "Ed Sullivan Show" appearances and excerpts from their Washington, D.C. concert on February 11, 1964.
Abbey Road's Number Two studio presents "The Beatles At Abbey Road", 3 times a day.
The "Art Of The Beatles" Exhibition, portraying 30 years of the group in the form of cartoons, paintings, photographs, album covers, lithographs and sculptures, continues.
UK single release: "Press"//"It's Not True"/"Press" [video edit] (Parlophone 10R 6133) on 10" single.
In the US, Paul begins a number of promo interviews for TV and radio.
The "Beatle City" exhibition runs at the West End marketplace in Dallas, Texas.
Ringo and his All-Starr Band concert at Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York ("North American Tour").
Ringo and his All-Starr band perform at the Starplex Amphitheater, Dallas, Texas ("Return To Ameria Tour").
Ringo and his All-Starr Band perform at the Greek Theater, Los Angeles, California ("North America tour").
In the UK, BBC1 transmits the episode of "Classic Albums", featuring brief interviews with George.
Ringo and his Fourth All-Starr Band in concert at Expo, Lisbon, Portugal ("1998 Summer Tour").
The exhibit Linda McCartney retrospective is displayed at the Kunst Haus Wien in Vienna, Austria. The new exhibition is the first comprehensive retrospective of Linda McCartney’s work featuring 190 of her iconic photographs.
Yoko's Half-A-Wind Show - A Retrospective is displayed at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, located north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It shows a major retrospective of well over a hundred works. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity to orient ourselves broadly in Yoko’s multifaceted artistic universe, pinpointing central themes of her career and demonstrating the diversity of media and disciplines with which she works.